By Alan Garner
Lovely new CollinsVoyager variation of Alan Garner's number of folklore. Boggarts and gowks, fools and hobgoblins are just a number of the unusual and beautiful creatures in A Bag of Moonshine - a veritable treasure trove of news selected from the folklore of britain and Wales. There are 22 stories in all, superbly illustrated in black and whitel via prize-winning illustrator Patrick Lynch.
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Said Tom Poker. But the tree said never a word; for he'd chopped the tree down. "Me, seemingly! " said Tom Poker. And he gave a hop. But he hopped on the ice, and he slipped; and the ice took his breath away from Tom Poker. 29 Jack and the Boggarts Jack and his mother kept hens; and one night, thieves came to the house and took twelve pullets and a mother cockerel, while Jack and his slept sound and heard nothing. " said Jack's mother in the morning. "The cheek and impudence! " "Yes, mother," says Jack.
And he says, "I was thinking. " says the old woman. " So she sat down; and she the well, and fall in, began to weep, too. " Her mother and father put their arms round her, and they say, "We were thinking! " And there the three of them skriking their eyes out. Tom comes by. "Hello," he says. " says Matilda. " says Tom. " says the old man. Just then, "And woman. " "What well, says Matilda. " they all say; and off they go again. " they say, "I'm going to put on Tom, "and I'm going to all a three of them.
Says Tom. " says the old man. Just then, "And woman. " "What well, says Matilda. " they all say; and off they go again. " they say, "I'm going to put on Tom, "and I'm going to all a three of them. " says Matilda. " So he put on a new pair took says Tom of shoes, to her. Tom did, and he set off walking. nice day, and he'd not gone very and he his stick, was he came It a far, when two doors wide open, and a man there shovelling with a big shovel; but what he was shovelling, Tom couldn't see, for there was nothto a barn with its ing there to shovel.
A Bag of Moonshine by Alan Garner